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Cheryl shares her experience in attending a meditation retreat. She explores how she sought refuge from unsatisfactoriness, learned to understand and accept suffering as natural, and reduced conceit through mudita and gratitude.
The mind can feel chaotic with the presence of defilements. When doubt arises, try doubting the doubt to set the ground for clarity to arise. The teachers’ guidance can also help in the situation and as an object of recollection after returning to daily life.
Meditation retreat can give the impression of being a restricted period. Keeping an open mind, one may be surprised by the depth of learning from the experience - in our own external behaviour and internal reflection.
Going for a meditation retreat can seem like a daunting idea. From sitting still to early mornings, here are 10 things to note before going to a meditation retreat! Find out why it is an awesome thing to do as well!